News, Events, and Announcements

Reservations Open! Gala on Derby Eve

Your “place to be on Derby Eve” is back for its 14th year:  The Gala on Derby Eve.

The benefit gala brings together 200-plus guests in Richmond each year to celebrate Kentucky’s Derby tradition while raising funds for Hospice Care Plus.

This year’s Gala on Derby Eve is Friday, May 5 at 6 p.m. Registration is […]

March 29th, 2017|Events, News & Announcements|

Join our Volunteer Team: Feb. 25!

Hospice Care Plus is hosting a training for new volunteers on Sat., Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at our Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.

The training is for individuals who would like to help provide care and support to individuals, caregivers, and families. It’s open to adults and teens age 14 and […]

January 31st, 2017|Events, News & Announcements|

Lemetta Dause Bowling Tourney Feb. 5

The 6th annual Lemetta Dause Memorial Bowling Tournament is set for Sunday, Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. at Galaxy Bowling Center in Richmond.

The tournament is organized by the Madison County Bowling Association and the Madison County Women’s Bowling Association in memory of Mrs. Dause, who was cared for by Hospice Care Plus. All proceeds […]

January 31st, 2017|Events, News & Announcements|

2016 Staff Award Winners

At our annual dinner on Tuesday, December 13, we were proud to honor several staff members for outstanding performance and for length of service.

Please join us in congratulating the following staff members on their well-deserved awards.

2016 Award Winners

Synergy Award: Hospice Home Program Nursing Assistants (Chelsea Shearer, Christal Isaacs, Connie Kates, Dianna Moore, Felicia Mayes, Missy […]

December 20th, 2016|News & Announcements|

2016 Above & Beyond Award Winners

Hospice Care Plus presented four Above and Beyond awards at its 2016 annual dinner on December 13. This year’s recipients are:

Hogg Rentals, Berea
Madison County EMS, Richmond
Marcum and Wallace Memorial Hospital, Irvine
Rockcastle Pediatrics, Mt. Vernon

The awards are given each year to civic groups, non-profits, churches, businesses or other organizations that go to great lengths to […]

December 20th, 2016|News & Announcements|

WWAG Hospice Radio Day Dec. 1

For the second time in two years, Hospice Care Plus is partnering with WWAG-FM for a special Hospice Radio Day program on December 1 from noon until 4 p.m.

The WWAG-Hospice Radio Day will feature several special guests, including entertainment by Phillip Akemon, Jerry Sparks and wife Carmen Leah, and “Granny,” whose performance of “Beautiful […]

November 23rd, 2016|Events, News & Announcements|

Get Remembrance Tree Ornaments Now

Hospice Care Plus’s annual Remembrance Tree ceremony is set for Sunday, December 4, 2:00 p.m., at a new location: EKU’s Center for the Arts.

The event is a long-standing tradition for Hospice Care Plus and the community, bringing hundreds together for more than 20 years.

The Remembrance Tree ceremony gives the community a chance to remember loved ones […]

November 23rd, 2016|Events, News & Announcements|

Meet our “Joy”

We’re happy to introduce you to the newest member of the Hospice Care Plus family: Joy, a golden retriever, was born on Tuesday, September 6, to proud parents Zach and Tillie (also golden retrievers). Zach and Tillie’s human is a Madison County resident who trains therapy pets. She has donated her services to train both therapy […]

November 14th, 2016|News & Announcements, Promo|

Nat’l Hospice Month-Know Your Options

The theme of National Hospice Month 2016 is Know Your Options.

According to the Conversation Project, 80% of people say, if they had a serious illness, they would want to talk to their doctor about end-of-life care options. Only 7% actually have that conversation with their doctor.

In honor of National Hospice Month 2016: Know  Your […]

November 4th, 2016|Events, News & Announcements|

“Evening of Music” Benefit Nov. 5

Beattyville Christian Church is hosting a special event—An Evening of Music—on Saturday, Nov. 5,
at 6pm, to raise funds for Hospice Care Plus.

Hospice Care Plus is Lee and Owsley’s non-profit provider of hospice care, palliative care, and grief support services.

Featured music includes bluegrass, jazz, classical, country, gospel and more.  Local musicians will be highlighted.

The organizers […]

October 24th, 2016|Events, News & Announcements|